Developer Linux News for Jul 19, 2007
Open Standards Beat Microsoft 13 to 4 (Jul 19, 2007, 19:00)
Tectonic: "Microsoft's plans of having its
OOXML document format accepted as a [South African] national
standard were thwarted by a conclusive vote against the move in a
Menhir--Here to Share the Wisdom of the Four Linuxes (Jul 19, 2007, 18:30)
Softpedia: "I have recently heard of an
ambitious project, called Menhir, which targets the noble idea of
bringing Linux closer to its users and providing more information
on each of its aspects..."
Open Source Developers Calling for the Next Desktop Revolution (Jul 19, 2007, 18:00)
derStandard.at: "During his opening speech at
the GNOME Developers conference GUADEC Jono Bacon, community
manager for the Ubuntu distribution, called for a common vision
inside the project..."
Notes from Portugal on the July 16th Meeting on Ecma-376 (Jul 19, 2007, 13:30)
Groklaw: "I feel safe in saying that you will
never hear the phrase 'fast tracking' again, without remembering
what you are about to read..."
Linux: PlugSched, Pluggable CPU Schedulers (Jul 19, 2007, 07:30)
KernelTrap: "Updating the pluggable scheduler
patches for the 2.6.22 kernel, Peter Williams noted, 'probably the
last one now that CFS is in the main line...'"
Hacking the TomTom ONE Through Open Source (Jul 19, 2007, 06:45)
iTWire: "Gadget geeks worldwide are
collaborating to make the ubiquitous TomTom GO portable satellite
navigation system more useful..."
Linux: CFS and Nice (Jul 19, 2007, 06:00)
KernelTrap: "The recently merged Completely
Fair Scheduler changes how the Linux kernel handles scheduling
priorities set with the nice command..."
"Owning" a Trademark--The SugarCRM et al License Debate (Jul 19, 2007, 03:00)
Groklaw: "There is a discussion going on at
SugarCRM's forum page, 'Why the Sugar license is mad, bad and may